JW Marriott promises transformative experience at new Istanbul hotel

by | 25 May 2022 | Hotel Openings, Projects

JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea is now open on a stretch of coast facing the Marmara Sea in Turkey.

The hotel will endeavour to give guests a transformative stay focusing on nourishing the mind, body and spirit.

A serene location

Located in Istanbul’s serene Atakoy district, JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea places guests just a short drive from the metropolis of Istanbul and close to sites such as Hagia Sophia. Every aspect of the hotel experience is designed with wellbeing in mind.

For the design of this property, KCA International drew inspiration from the aesthetics of its location. Design details include a flying carpet art installation paying homage to traditional Turkish crafts and bespoke lighting designed by artist Khuan Chew as a modern interpretation of Turkish culture.

“JW Marriott combines a legacy of extraordinary hospitality with a refreshing commitment to mindfulness and wellbeing that resonates so deeply with today’s global traveller,” said Bruce Rohr, global brand leader, JW Marriott.

“JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea embodies this holistic approach to the guest experience from its JW Garden where organic herbs are harvested for use by the culinary team, to its robust fitness and wellness classes and introspective, intentional design. We know these principles will be the perfect complement to this breathtaking location.”

Candice D’Cruz, vice president of Luxury Brands in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for Marriott International, added: “With breathtaking views and exhilarating activities for travel enthusiasts, JW Marriott Hotel Istanbul Marmara Sea is ideal for guests seeking to enjoy meaningful moments as they explore this historic destination.”

“As with all JW Marriott hotels, mindfulness and connection to place are thoughtfully woven into the hotel’s nature-focused design, as well as through the hotel’s holistic programming and wellness offerings.”

Gastronomy and wellness

The hotel accommodates guests in 204 spacious rooms and suites spanning 17 floors, all featuring marble bathrooms, separate working and living areas and smart lighting and many with balconies facing the Marmara Sea and Istanbul skyline.

The suites come with kitchen areas and the Signature and Presidential suites encompass terrace Jacuzzis and BOSE music systems. The Presidential suite also has its own gym and additional indoor Jacuzzi. All executive rooms come with access to the hotel’s Executive Lounge.

Guests can dine at the all-day restaurant Ceres offering Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Southeast Asian and fusion dishes with a seafood focus, centrepiece brick oven for fresh bread and pizza and outdoor terrace with live cooking stations and open kitchens.

Afternoon tea and cocktails are served with a sea view at The Pearl and light dishes and cocktails are offered at The Vitola Lounge. Fresh juices and healthy snacks are served at the Spa Lounge and appetisers are offered with cocktails at the poolside Sail Bar featuring live music.

The celebrated Michelin-starred chef Akira Back is bringing his Japanese cuisine to the hotel in June. The hotel’s overall farm-to-table culinary programme is anchored by its organic garden.

Wellness facilities here then span La Vallée SPA, which is a flagship location in Turkey for the prestigious Swiss beauty line, as well as indoor and outdoor infinity pools, a children’s pool, contemporary Turkish hammams and the La Vallee Fitness and Wellness Centre.

Wellbeing programming spans everything from yoga sessions and breathwork training to fitness and sailing classes.

Events will be hosted in over 23,000 sq ft of event space including eight meeting rooms and a 600-person ballroom with sun terrace access and a backdrop of the Marmara Sea. The grounds also comprise 11 high-end boutiques.

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